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Man knocked from motorcycle in Lakelands crash

Photos: Tex Reeks

Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that occurred in Lakelands on Sunday.

About 5:20pm, it’s believed a man was knocked from a motorcycle after he clipped a truck on Yindana Boulevard near Catalina Drive.

Witnesses said the rider was speeding shortly before the crash and that they heard a loud bang and then seen the man run from the scene with an injured leg.

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It’s alleged the man was left disorientated and returned to the scene a short time later.

St John paramedics have treated the rider.

Both vehicles suffered extensive damage and had to be towed away.

Local council and police closed a short stretch of Yindana Boulevard for over 40 minutes as they gathered evidence.

Tex Reeks

Texas (Tex) Reeks is a video journalist and national award-winning news photographer. Reeks' dedication and commitment to local news media and telling stories has seen him build an extensive portfolio in Western Australia's news industry from a young age. Writing online stories and covering news events for Perth's mainstream media networks, Reeks, has covered and broken some of WA's biggest breaking news stories including shark attacks, police manhunts, plane crashes, major crime investigations, and major political incidents. Reek's interest and knowledge in criminology and policing results in his focus on crime and court stories.
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